Tree or shrub (with thorns along branches), to 12 m high, bark pale to dark grey, deeply fissured. Black soils, grey cracking clay, alluvium, basalt,sandstone, ironstone. Floodplains, swampy sites, cracking clay plains, river levees, rocky hillsides.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Hart, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.